MARTIN ODEGAARD insists Arsenal will return to great heights under ’top coach’ Mikel Arteta.
The 22-year-old has only worked with the Spaniard for around five weeks since his arrival at the Emirates on-loan from Real Madrid.
Martin Odegaard has hailed the talents of Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta[/caption]
“There are so many things to learn from him, so I’m just happy to be here.
“I think the club is in the process now where things have changed a little bit but, from what I’m seeing here and what I’ve experienced at the club, I’m sure that the club will be back at the top very soon.”
Odegaard became a worldwide name when Madrid signed him as a 16-year-old and was soon handed his debut.
Since then he has struggled for regular action and been shifted out on a number of loan deals.
Now he has opened up about the whole crazy experience of moving to one of the planet’s biggest clubs and being under the spotlight at such a young age.
Odegaard added: “It was a bit crazy at that time, to be honest. I didn’t realise because I was so young.
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“When you have Real Madrid behind your name, it’s always going to be high expectations.
“To be honest, I think my expectations of myself have always been bigger than the expectations from the outside.
“For me, the hardest part is to please myself and not everyone else.”
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